Halton Region Community Investment Fund

The Halton Region Community Investment Fund (HRCIF) supports non-profit community health and social service programs aligned with strategic directions in The Citizens’ Priorities – Halton Region’s 2011-2014 Action Plan. There are two categories of funding:

  • Category 1: One-Time Grants - Supports community health and social service programs aligned with funding priorities for short-term, time-limited, small capital and/or innovative projects. Grants are awarded for a maximum of one year and up to $20,000. There is an annual call for proposals for One-Year Grants.
  • Category 2: Multi-Year Program Grants - Provides multi-year funding to non-profit, charitable, community health and social service programs aligned with funding priorities. Grants are awarded for a maximum of three years and up to $125,000. 

2014 Call for One-Year Grant Proposals - Closed

The 2014 call for one-year grant proposals closed at 2 p.m. on December 5, 2013.

Please note: There was not a proposal call for multi-year grant proposals in 2013/2014 as funding has been awarded for the 2012-2014 period.

2014 Funded Programs/Projects

In 2014, Regional Council approved one-year grants for 20 community projects and programs through the Halton Region Community Investment Fund. An additional eight existing programs will receive funding for the third year of a multi-year grant approved for 2012-2014. The total amount awarded for one-year and multi-year funding in 2014 is $736,661.

2014 one-year funding was awarded to the following programs/projects:
2014 multi-year funding has been awarded to the following organizations:
  • Community Living Burlington (external link) To deliver a specialized day program for seniors with a developmental disability.
  • Community Living North Halton (external link) To support the Lunch Box Café and training centre to provide food service training to those with a developmental disability to increase employment opportunities.
  • Food for Life Charitable Corporation (external link) To continue work with corporate and community sponsors to collect and distribute food to social service agencies.
  • Halton Trauma Centre (external link) To support children and their families affected by traumatic experiences.
  • Milton Community Resource Centre (external link) To support MCRCs infant food bank to provide families in need with infant supplies and to connect them to services available at the Centre.
  • Nelson Youth Centre (external link) To expand the mental health program to serve over 200 children and parents annually.
  • Oakville Parent Child Centre (external link) To facilitate weekly ‘Kids & Me’ drop in programs to 30 parents/caregivers and 40 children.
  • Sexual Assault and Violence Intervention Services of Halton (external link) To educate and support deaf students on various topics that support healthy relationships.